January 23, 2018

Throat / Voice

Talking, singing, and eating a meal all involve this vital area.  Specific to  otolaryngologists is expertise in managing diseases of the larynx (voice box), and the upper aero-digestive tract or esophagus.

  • Tonsils and adenoids
  • Acid reflux disease
  • Chronic cough / post-nasal drainage
  • Thyroid disorders
    (see more info on the  Thyroid/Neck page)
  • Voice disorders (see more info below)
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Throat cancer

As well as treating conditions of the throat, Dr. Parsons has a qualified voice therapist on staff to help him in improving your vocal quality and vocal techniques.  A videostroboscopy is a state-of-the-art technique that provides a magnified, slow-motion view of your vocal cords in action.  It enables physicians to make an accurate diagnosis of conditions and diseases of the vocal cords.

  • Hoarseness
  • Vocal cord nodules
  • Other voice disorders